Tag Archives: Inspiration

5 Things I Never Saw My Dad Do

My Dad passed away last year. Together, we had the unenviable task of burying my Mother the year before. Dad never got over her passing. He really thought that he and Mom would live forever or at the least, one … Continue reading

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The Neglect, The Diagnosis, and The Rebirth

I sat in disbelief, the answer to the question still ringing in my ears. “Not great, man.” I had asked the colorectal surgeon for a prognosis. In May of 2015, I had been diagnosed with colon cancer which had metastasized … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Avoid a Frenetic Frenzy

I define a Frenetic Frenzy as that state of mind you get yourself into, when things are not going exactly the way you want. You are distraught, you despair, your mind goes around and around, and, before you now it, … Continue reading

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14 Leadership Lessons from Fred

Fred DeLuca, co-founder of Subway, passed away this week. Fred was a remarkable man, by any definition of the word remarkable. He was brilliant, witty, quick, passionate, compassionate, kind, considerate, and many other adjectives way too numerous to mention here. … Continue reading

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The Way – A Fable About Right and Wrong

This is the second part of the first Chapter of my book: The Way – A Fable About Right and Wrong. Chapter 1 (continued) A man walked up to Paul, a big smile on his face, his hand outstretched. A … Continue reading

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Change – The A.W.A.R.E. Process

During a recent bit of reflection, I thought this post of mine from several years ago might be useful to some of you. I have always wondered why it was so hard for me to change. When I say change, … Continue reading

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What Jim Rohn Taught Us About Getting Back to Basics

We continually complicate our own lives. We spread ourselves too thin, procrastinate, second-guess ourselves, make mountains out of molehills, ignore important things, pay attention to all the wrong things, fall prey to mindless distractions, listen to the wrong people, and … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Look in the Mirror

You have blind spots. Just like the cars we drive, you have them. Some of us have HUGE blind spots. Some of us have moderate sized blind spots. And then some are lucky enough to have very small ones. But … Continue reading

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The ZEN of Second Chances

A mistake can be a small thing. Or it can be a devastating thing. One that can change your life in an instant. The thing is, many times we don’t see the mistake coming until it is too late. Then … Continue reading

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Is There a Flock of Canadian Geese in Your Future?

US Air Flight 1549 was on its initial climb out of New York’s LaGuardia Airport on its way to Charlotte, North Carolina when, 3 minutes into the flight, it struck a flock of Canadian Geese, causing a complete loss of … Continue reading

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